Meaning of DECOMPOSITION in English

DECOMPOSITION

/dee'kom peuh zish"euhn/ , n.

1. the act or process of decomposing.

2. the state of being decomposed; decay.

[ 1650-60; prob. décomposition, deriv. of décomposer to DECOMPOSE; see COMPOSITION ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .